This article focuses on the application of manufacturing concepts in a medium‐sized manufacturer of plastic products for medical use. The company produces a range of product lines for a wide range of markets. The article illustrates how concepts such as factory focus, plant within a plant, and order‐winning criteria can be successfully applied. It describes the process whereby manufacturing strategy can be formulated within a company.
Bodnar, J. and Harrison, A. (1991), "Manufacturing Strategy Development at Bibby Sterilin Ltd", International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 11 No. 3, pp. 43-51. https://doi.org/10.1108/01443579110135592
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